100 years ago: Rosendo Martinez, one of the well-known sheep men of La Plata, New Mexico, was in Durango overnight on business.
75 years ago: Hearings for an increase in electric power rates, requested by the Western Colorado Power Co., were concluded at Montrose, according to local officials of the La Plata Electric Association.
50 years ago: Two thefts, one break-in and an alleged attempt to steal a car were reported to Durango Police Department the weekend before.
25 years ago: A 19-year-old woman was taken to La Plata County Jail for possession of less than 1 ounce of marijuana.
Items in this column are taken from The Durango Herald archives, Center of Southwest Studies and Animas Museum. Accuracy of content may not be verified.